everglade


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everglade

[′ev·ər‚glād]
(ecology)
A type of wetland in southern Florida usually containing sedges and at least seasonally covered by slowly moving water.
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Armed groups are now roaming the Everglades in a bit to kill off an invasive species with a voracious appetite.
They had escaped forced relocation by the government and wanted to live quietly without disturbance, so they sought refuge in the Everglades.
The book's iconic first line proclaims the Everglades' global importance: "There are no other Everglades in the world.
Opening a visitor contact station is a great step forward for both the Park and the people of Everglades City, said Park Superintendent Pedro Ramos.
The Everglades veteran has seen this kind of showboating many times before.
The Cooper twins were selected by Twins for Life Magazine to participate with twenty-five sets of twins in the, spring break, Everglades National Park Triathlon.
The program will feature remarks and a fascinating discussion of conservation efforts in the United States, particularly as they have impacted the Everglades, including restoration policy and the relationship between sustainable agriculture and the renewal of natural landscapes.
The giant snake is not native to Florida and poses a threat to the conservation of Everglades National Park.
relates the history of the Florida Everglades through the lives of the people who live there.
ENDANGERED: THE EVERGLADES AND MADAGASCAR'S FORESTS
The Everglades handbook; understanding the ecosystem; 3d ed.
The Everglades have an amazing diversity of animal and plant life you just don't find anywhere else," says Kirk Fordham of the Everglades Foundation.

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